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State Representative Sandy Salmon (R-Janesville) announced today she will be seeking
re-election in 2022 to the Iowa legislature in the new Iowa Senate District 29. The district includes Bremer County, Butler County, Chickasaw County, and most of Floyd County. This is a brand-new district drawn by the redistricting map adopted yesterday by the legislature.

“It has been a humbling experience and an honor for me to serve Iowans in the House. I have worked to pass a fiscally responsible budget, income tax reform, property tax relief, education reforms, and pro-life and pro-liberty legislation but there is still much to be done,” said Salmon. “I look forward to meeting with new citizens as well as those I currently represent and earning their vote to continue my work on their behalf.”

Salmon was raised on a farm near Kingsley, Iowa. She graduated with a Business Management degree from the University of Northern Iowa and went on to be a commissioned officer in the US. Marine Corps, where she met her husband Matt, who is retired from the Iowa Army National Guard.

In addition to her role in the State Legislature, Salmon partners with her sister in managing the family farm in Northwest Iowa. She was a home educator for many years. Salmon has been active with the youth in her community, serving as a 4-H leader in Black Hawk County, assisting in the Metro Home Educators local school cooperative, and through her church, teaching classes. Sandy and her husband Matt have three sons with families and careers of their own and 13 grandchildren.

In the House, Salmon has been a leader on numerous issues. She is currently the Chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee. She also serves on the Judiciary, Education, and Public Safety committees. As a Marine veteran, Salmon has carried her service to the country to her work in the Iowa Legislature.

Author: Press Release